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Broncos get pass rusher Stephen Weatherly in swap with Vikes

Oct. 23, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos acquired pass rusher Stephen Weatherly in a trade Saturday with the Minnesota Vikings. Weatherly was playing sparingly at defensive end for the Vikings after re-signing with them this year, behind Danielle Hunter, Everson...

Vikings expected to bring pressure vs. Panthers QB Darnold

Oct. 14, 2021 12:01 PM EDT

MINNESOTA (2-3) at CAROLINA (3-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Vikings by 1, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Vikings 2-3, Panthers 3-2. SERIES RECORD: Vikings lead 9-6. ...

Vikings survive Lions rally 19-17 on Joseph FG at final gun

Oct. 10, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Zimmer has seen enough game-deciding kicks in eight years as coach of the Minnesota Vikings, with outcomes more often than not favoring the other team, that he usually turns away. “I’m usually saying, if they’re kicking, ‘Miss this,...

Vikings need boost but can't bank on winless Lions as remedy

Oct. 07, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have found no more reliable remedy for their problems than the Detroit Lions, the team they have defeated by far more than any other over their 60-plus years in the NFL. The Vikings need a pick-me-up this week, after a third...

Winless Lions take 7-game skid vs. Vikings to Minnesota

Oct. 07, 2021 12:15 PM EDT

DETROIT (0-4) at MINNESOTA (1-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Vikings by 8 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Lions 2-2; Vikings 2-2. SERIES RECORD: Vikings lead 78-39-2. ...

On the run: Bulked-up Vikings 'D' still vulnerable on ground

Oct. 04, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings made a major investment in their defense for this year, badly needing better fortification against the run. Most of their newcomers have played well. The results haven't yet followed suit. The Vikings allowed...

Vikings aim to stop 7-game skid vs. Wilson, Seahawks

Sep. 23, 2021 10:47 AM EDT

SEATTLE (1-1) at MINNESOTA (0-2) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Seahawks by 1, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Seahawks 1-1, Vikings 1-1. SERIES RECORD: Seahawks lead 13-5. ...

Joseph's missed FG dooms Vikings in 34-33 loss to Cardinals

Sep. 19, 2021 21:17 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings put together a near-perfect final drive, picking their way down the field while managing the clock so they would get the final play of a wild game in the desert. All that was missing was the finish. Greg...

Flagged for inauspicious activity: Vikes dogged by penalties

Sep. 13, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings wore purple jerseys and white pants for their season opener. The yellow flags were an unplanned and unwelcomed accessory. Nothing will spoil a game quite like recurring penalties, and the Vikings ultimately sealed their demise...

Healthy again, Burrow leads Bengals against Vikings

Sep. 09, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — One of Joe Burrow's special skills is extending plays, scrambling to make something out of nothing after the blocking breaks down. He took a beating through 11 games last season, but it made the rookie one of the NFL's most intriguing quarterbacks...